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  • Zygna And King.com's Failures Could Be Nintendo's Opportunity [View article]
    Patrick again,

    $250 console probably isn't much for you. I suggest you fork over and give the Wii U a spin. Buy the Mario Kart 8 and your claims of low quality software will evaporate. The Wii U is mildly less powerful than the Xbox One and PS4.

    How do I make such a silly claim? Because what's on paper isn't the reality of the situation. Marketing to tech heads that they have an 8-core CPU with a mid range graphics card that on paper, blows away the Wii U. However its all about how the developers use the hardware, and so far, they have not been able to do better than a marginal increase over the Xbox 360/PS3. Where as the Wii U is at full potential, and youtube the side by side comparisons, there are hardly any difference in quality between ported games on Wii U and the Xbox.

    You are perpetuating the lies and rumors (maybe you sincerely believe them) that Nintendo hardware is so inferior that they must have re-released the Atari 2600. Its not true.
    Oct 24 10:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Zygna And King.com's Failures Could Be Nintendo's Opportunity [View article]
    Nintendo would never sell, just read a little more about Nintendo please. None of you seem to get it. Oh great just abandon everything for mobile! You would be laughed out of the board room.
    Oct 24 10:38 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Zygna And King.com's Failures Could Be Nintendo's Opportunity [View article]
    Serious Cat & Patrick

    "I have family and friends with young kids, and if Nintendo had a $149 console with a decent selection of family friendly games, I could see buying that as a birthday/Christmas gift."

    I don't believe you have even tried the Wii U yet. I bought one for $250 for my kids and they love it, and fight over which one gets to use the big tablet controller.

    Nintendo has mobile gaming, its called the best selling 3DS. The 3DS has become the best selling handheld console of all time.

    http://bit.ly/12qnVOI

    There is no reason for Nintendo to stop making hardware just because they had a miss on this one. They have made many misses in the past. Remember the power glove? The robot? The 3D game boy thing that made you motion sick?

    Everyone needs to calm down. The Wii U isn't inferior, the Wii was inferior by several factors, but it outsold all other platforms and its still available for sale for $99. The Wii U had a price cut down to $250. Mario Kart 8 has spurred sales in a big way, and so will the new titles coming out such as Super Smash Bros.

    Mobile is not a smart move at all for Nintendo, its low margin and low quality. Amazon Fire sales are dismal, and so are the phone, they are not a threat to Nintendo and neither are start up companies like GLUU because their margins are so low that they teeter on bankruptcy on a daily basis.

    What Nintendo needs to do is start making hardware acquisitions such as the Power PC unit from IBM, and steal some talent from the AMD ranks to develop their own graphics chips.

    When you hold a Nintendo device in your hands you can see the quality, especially in a DS like my son has. Its nicer than any cell phone I've handled. And maybe they can add cell phone usage as a feature on a device.

    Who knows?

    You guys are too hard on Nintendo and to speculate that they should abandon hardware for mobile with no future, is insane.
    Oct 24 10:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • On the hour [View news story]
    Terrorism fears
    Oct 22 01:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Quiet Excellence For This Dividend ETF [View article]
    Everyone keeps going back 10 years or more which I don't agree with. The market completely reset in 2009, DHS I don't think existed before then, so why would you put a 10 year chart of VIG against DHS?
    Oct 22 11:08 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • IBM to make 'major announcement,' release earnings Monday morning [View news story]
    They are bringing back the Warp OS
    Oct 20 09:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Premarket Gainers / Losers [View news story]
    They have run it into the ground, Microsoft is eating their lunch.
    Oct 20 09:37 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nintendo in focus [View news story]
    I wonder how this is panning out so far
    Oct 19 08:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • IBM to make 'major announcement,' release earnings Monday morning [View news story]
    That would kill Nintendo.
    Oct 19 08:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple unveils iPad Air 2; thinner design, Touch ID, less glare [View news story]
    applo

    Yes, potential. However there isn't any movement in the direction of using it. None what so ever. Potential does nothing for the user.

    what is the point of using next generation hardware to push current generation software?
    Oct 18 02:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple unveils iPad Air 2; thinner design, Touch ID, less glare [View news story]
    Humble

    Great, I got the inner nerd to come out finally! Graphics capability, what to watch a 1080p movie or a 4k ultra? So what? Do you think you are going to be doing Maya or Avid film editing on an iPad, yeah didn't think so.

    I can appreciate the mania that you display and millions of others display, I just chuckle to see people scramble to justify such an inferior products that does little to add to their lives other than watching youtube on an App, and not even get the whole website experience out of it.

    Honestly, Apple is respected for their marketing. I have never seen a company brainwash smart individuals such as yourself, into believing that their technology is superior. They do simple tasks very well, better than most. Apps (which are half assed programs) they do very well, and video playback is very strong, coupled with a terrific display and you really believe its superior. Alas, it cannot do what a simple Windows RT device can do, which is pathetic. However, to Apple's credit they completely destroyed the RT with marketing and brand mania. Truly commendable for a company to have a loyalty that does not even consider a competitor.

    Yes, keep your iPad, and I will keep mine...collecting dust on the shelf. I hear classic Macs and Apple products fetch a decent price, maybe in 20 years I can sell it for a profit.
    Oct 17 10:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple unveils iPad Air 2; thinner design, Touch ID, less glare [View news story]
    Humble,

    No sir, it is you, the humble guy who has no idea what he is talking about, he hears a big word like a billion, and immediately becomes impressed without even thinking about how this applies to the device in front of him.
    Oct 17 06:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple unveils iPad Air 2; thinner design, Touch ID, less glare [View news story]
    Actually the iPod and iPad are identical, which is all the iPad is, or was. The iPad doesn't require a billion transistors because it doesn't even run a full bodied OS. Essentially all these transistor will be doing is akin to spinning your tires on a car that cant handle the power.

    Innovation isn't putting a billion transistors into something that cannot use them. I hope your Apple limited universe doesn't melt around you.

    "a biilion transistors!", "what does it do?", "nothing, but its a billion transistors!"...walks away shaking his head.
    Oct 16 10:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple unveils iPad Air 2; thinner design, Touch ID, less glare [View news story]
    Nothing, as it does not affect performance of the tasks it needs to do. It will not affect anything other than to be able to say it has a billion transistors.
    Oct 16 09:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple unveils iPad Air 2; thinner design, Touch ID, less glare [View news story]
    Remarkable innovation by putting the same hardware from a phone into a tablet?
    Oct 16 08:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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